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Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 10:00pm EST
and has been there for them. medicare has been there for them. >> another scam involves the website or fake websites imitating the government website, and websites that seem to work better than the obamacare sites. this is another thing that people have to watch out for. seniors and younger people. >> very true. when you go to the website it's like a fishing expedition. seniors will get through the male and say, "we are here for you, sign up now. we would like to assist you in that process." and the problem is they are giving personal information out from their own dates of birth, social security information, savings information. and once with that armed with that information, the bad guy, the fictitious people looking for that can do any number of things. one of the first things, of course, is to take the identity and recreate the senior, and, more importantly, say that they want to have the opportunity to meet with a senior and knock on their door and meet them face to face. >> and all the danger that that brings. there's the fake obamacare card. the better business bureau has iss
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 10:00pm EST
pay for itself. the medicare part d prescription drug program that occurred under the bush administration didn't have any pay-fors and it's costing hundreds of billions of dollars in an attempt to be fiscally sound. this is a larger point that charles made and again in a column today i find quite apollutioning. the idea that it's an outrage that people who don't need maternity coverage are going ohave to pay for it, when it's the reality of insurance that you pay for all kinds of things that you yourself don't need to be part of that larger risk pool so that others may pay for things you need and now it's just applying those to a smaller individual market. and at the same time krauthammer lauded the are plan today, march towards huge liberalism and in the past even a march towards socialism. that the ryan plan is great, that the ryan plan is health care for seniors. >> doesn't that mean that an individual should be able to buy what he or she needs and not have to buy things that they don't whether they're just individuals and not part of a group? >> what you're trying do is
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 9:00am EST
for the elderly. social security and medicare. that's where a lot of spending goes. there has been recent studies showing that was declined as a personnel of tral spending. i think a cover story in a major national magazine emphasise the point that 10% of federal spending goes to children and children's programs. some of these discretionary safety net programs are not terribly expensive. medicaid is the exception, it is important and relatively constant program and is effective. if you make a cost benefit analysis of what medicade contribute as opposed to what we have in terms of emergency room visits and untreated illnesses that are worse from lack of having a safety net program, i'd like to see that accounting. i suspect medicaid saves us. >> how important is the changing face of america, in determining how the dollars are spent and moving problem? >> there's two sides to this. one is the before tax side - what can we do to get people into jobs, decent paying jobs. that's the immediate problem. that's why the poverty rate has been rising, the unemployment rate has gone up, workers are working f
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 10:00pm EST
is being spent on safety net programs. if you exclude social security and medicare. in terms of speeding for sped -r children i there and a decline n fed spendin spendfederal spendit years. only 10% of federal spending goes to children. and some of these discorrectionn airdiscretiondiscretionarysafet. and if you make a real cost benefit analysis as to what medicade coul contributes. i would really like to see that kind of an accounting i expect that the medicade saves us a lot of money. how important is it this every changing face of america how are the dollars spent and to be able to move forward and impact the problem. there are two side to this. one is the before tax side. what can we do to get people into decent paying jocks. that is why the poverty rate is rising. people in washington are reluck tareluctant to take the steps to to spend money to do it. people are scared of the budge deficits and that is the reality. the other part are the programs and the food stamp programs. and women and infant and my nutrition program. and trey sheep ver i very cheap. i would have to do the calcu
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